Italian mathematician and astronomer Andrea Milani Comparetti was born in 1948 and died in November 2018. Andrea Milani was based at Pisa University, his main subject were celestial mechanics, asteroids, Near Earth Objects (NEO), and the BepiColombo mission. He was also a student of asteroid impacts. He co-authored of a book with his wife Anna ..
Macedonian linguist, folklorist and historian Blaže Ristovski was born in the village Garnikovo, Kavadarci, Macedonia on March 21, 1931 and died on November 28, 2018. Ristovski graduated from Faculty of Philology in Skopje. Ph.D. in Philology. Ristovski was director of the Institute of Folklore “Marko Cepenkov” in Skopje. He served as a member of the ..
Fossil collector and amateur geologist Eldon Thomas George was born on May 10, 1931, and died on November 29, 2018. Eldon George made numerous huge revelations on the shores of the Minas Basin and the Bay of Fundy from the time that he started his fossil and mineral chasing profession during the 1940s. George found ..
American historian and political scientist Randolph Louis Braham was born on December 20, 1922, in Romania and died on November 25, 2018. He was a well recognized Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the City College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. An authority in near governmental issues and the ..
American psychologist and military, a first African-American woman in the U.S. Coast Guard Olivia J. Hooker was born on February 12, 1915, and died on November 21, 2018. Olivia Hooker was the primary African-American lady to have entered the U.S. Drift Guard, which she did in February 1945, and a resigned therapist and teacher. Olivia ..
Iranian sociologist, economist, journalist, and politician Anvar Khāmahʼī was born on March 20, 1917, and died on November 20, 2018. Khāmahʼī composed numerous books in his claim to fame fields, including his explanatory and basic book Revisionism from Marx to Mao Tse-Tung. Anvar Khāmahʼī was a college teacher at the Université Catholique de Louvain in ..
Chinese nuclear physicist and engineer Cheng Kaijia was born on August 3, 1918, in Wujiang County, Jiangsu Province and died on November 17, 2018. He was a pioneer and key figure in Chinese atomic weapon improvement. Kaijia is known as one of the establishing fathers of Two Bombs, One Satellite. Kaijia moved on from the ..
Grant R. Osborne was born on July 7, 1942, and died on November 4, 2018. He was an American theologian and New Testament scholar. He was Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Osborne had degrees from Fort Wayne Bible College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and the University of Aberdeen. He represented considerable ..
Klaas Bruinsma was born on February 1, 1931,in Easterein and died on October 29, 2018, in Drachten. He was a West Frisian language translator of historical works from Dutch, Spanish and Greek, among others. He has interpreted the works Karel ende Elegast and Beatrijs. Bruinsma was granted the Obe Postma prize for his interpretation from ..
Ruth Gates was born in 1962 and died on October 25, 2018. She was the Director of the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology and the first woman to be President of the International Society for Reef Studies. Ruth Gates look into was devoted to understanding coral reef environments, particularly coral-algal beneficial interaction and the limit ..